Youth Opportunities

Be sure to follow us on social media @ACGCNow and sign up for our bulletins for the most up-to-date opportunities!  Also, check out our events page!

For jobs and internships, please see our employment website!

Financial Literacy Internship Programme

UNA-Canada and BN, in conjunction with the ABA Bank of Cambodia, are proud to announce the launch of Financial Literacy Internship Programme. The goal of BN and UNA-Canada is to create a positive impact on the financial literacy and entrepreneurship capacity of Cambodian communities. This nine-month internship offers applicants the ability to grow as global citizens by becoming more equipped with the tools necessary for impacting change and creating purposeful solutions.

Please apply by July 22nd

Latitude Global Volunteering

Volunteering during your Gap Year allows you to explore the world as more than just a tourist. Lattitude Global Volunteering is one of the largest international volunteer programs, supporting roughly 1000 young people globally every year. As a nonprofit organisation, they ensure they remain cost effective and are transparent about all costs involved, while providing comprehensive support throughout the process.

Learn more

Global Compact Network Canada: Young SDG Innovators

The Young SDG Innovators Program (YSIP) is an opportunity for participating companies of the UN Global Compact to identify young talent within their organizations to collaborate and accelerate business innovation towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This ten-month accelerator program activates future business leaders and change-makers to develop and drive innovative solutions through new technologies, initiatives, and business models and deliver on their company’s sustainability objectives.

The Young SDG Innovators Program is designed to engage your company’s brightest and best talent in not only advancing your sustainability efforts but driving innovation and delivering tangible solutions with potential market value for your company.

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Plan International: Youth Advisory Council

Plan International Canada’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is comprised between 10 – 12 young people aged 15 to 24 who are passionate about international development issues, and who want to make a lasting difference in both Plan International Canada and the world. YAC members support Plan International Canada in a governance and advisory capacity, by offering a youth perspective regarding Plan’s organizational activities – including everything from youth engagement to marketing to finance to human resources and programming. YAC members are not expected to represent the voice of all Canadian youth, and instead are encouraged to communicate their own opinions as young people and that of their perception of their community.

Submit your Application by June 16th

Engineers Without Borders: Fellowships Program

EWB is recruiting Canadian leaders for 12-month work contracts with innovative startups in Cote d’Ivoire Uganda, Kenya and Ghana. EWB’s Fellowship Program is designed to help Canadian professionals gain experience working and living in emerging markets, and match social enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa with the essential talent they need to grow and scale.
 
The roles are not only for Engineers; we are hiring Data Analysts, Marketing and Communications Managers, Software Developers, Business Development Managers and more. Deadline to apply is Sunday, July 7th. We encourage you to apply, and to share this opportunity with your friends and networks!

Eqwiphubs: Fellowships Program

Live overseas, gain new skills, learn a new language, and work with like-minded youth to make a difference as an EQWIP HUBs volunteer.

Long-term Volunteer Positions
The EQWIP HUBs 7+ months volunteer positions are designed for experienced young Canadians looking to grow professionally and personally and apply their skills in a new job, city and country for a year.

If you can think conceptually and develop solutions to complex challenges, or use your strong cross-cultural communication skills to support EQWIP HUBs leading development initiatives, then this is the opportunity for you. Apply today and join a team of talented and tenacious individuals with a passion for this kind of life-changing volunteer position.

Short-term Volunteer Positions
The EQWIP HUBs 3-6 months positions are designed for young Canadians professionals who want to take on high-energy, short-term global position with a long-term impact.

If you can think analytically and act with resilience in complex and sensitive environments, challenge yourself and apply for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. You’ll collaborate in a focused role to help youth around the world access employment and take charge of their own futures.

Volunteer Alberta: Apply for Youth @ the Table

Youth perspectives are essential for nonprofit success and sustainability. Young people provide unique insights on social issues and changing community needs.

Youth @ the Table can help you navigate youth engagement. We are accepting applications from youth until June 15. 

We encourage you to spread the word about Youth @ the Table by sharing the application with nonprofits in your area. Be sure to follow us on social media for program updates about upcoming youth applications.

 

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Questions

For more information, contact Carol at MCC Alberta

Edmonton Speakers Bureau

Photo:  Youth from the Speakers Bureau meet with Edmonton-Centre MLA David Sheppard in February 2019, to learn the best ways youth can talk to, and engage with, politicians.

ACGC is pleased to partner with Plan International Canada to host a Speakers’ Bureau Hub!  The Speakers Bureau provides a platform for young people across Canada who are passionate about advancing gender equality and girls rights. Youth of all genders, ages 14-24 are welcome to join the Speakers Bureau!  Read more.

Our Speakers Bureau in Edmonton has been operating since September!  Youth are getting ready to launch a survey in March asking candidates in the upcoming Provincial Election about what they will do to advance gender equality in our province!  Survey results will be shared online and on ACGC’s social media channels.  For more information, email juliana.kaneda@acgc.ca!

Canada Service Corps:  Government of Canada

Young Canadians want big things for themselves, their communities and their country. That’s why the Government of Canada is building a program that gives YOU the opportunity to serve, while learning valuable skills and gaining experience. Service is a commitment to yourself and the community in which you serve, to build a better Canada.

Apply for Program through one of 10 Canadian youth service organizations OR Apply for a grant worth $250-$1500 to create meaningful opportunities for youth to give back in your own community!

Visit www.canada.ca/canadaservicecorps 

SCiP Internships

The Serving Communities Internship Program (SCiP) brings Alberta’s nonprofit organizations and post-secondary students together to make a difference in their communities through skill-based opportunities providing mutual benefit to both nonprofit organizations and post-secondary students:

  • Nonprofit organizations gain added talent and human capacity so that they can better achieve their missions.
  • Post-secondary students gain skills, experience, and networks, along with a $1000 bursary, so that they can better achieve their missions.

Explore the many SCIP internship options today!